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This Is the Best Beach in America

Feb 18, 2015

As temperatures drop below freezing stateside, travel website TripAdvisor has released its 2015 ranking of the best beaches in the United States and abroad. The list is determined by the quantity and quality of user reviewers and ratings posted on TripAdvisor over the last 12 months.

In America, it's no surprise that Florida and Hawaii dominate the list:

  1. Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, Florida
  2. Saint Pete Beach, Saint Pete Beach, Florida
  3. Ka’anapali Beach, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii
  4. Wai’anapanapa State Park, Hana, Maui, Hawaii
  5. Pensacola Beach, Pensacola Beach, Florida
  6. La Jolla Cove, La Jolla, California
  7. Kailua Beach Park, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii
  8. Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, Florida
  9. St. Augustine Beach, Saint Augustine, Florida
  10. Beach at Panama City, Panama City Beach, Florida

Outside of the United States:

1. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
2. Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
3. Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa, Italy
4. Playa Paraiso Beach, Cayo Largo, Cuba
5. Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain
6. Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles
7. White Beach, Boracay, Philippines
8. Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico
9. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Australia
10. Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi, Greece

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